OK, I can finally talk about it

Joe Cooper joe at swelltech.com
Mon Sep 23 17:30:01 CEST 2002

Congratulations to the LinuxBIOS team and to LNXI!

Here's hoping this info will find its way over to my motherboard vendors 
(Gigabyte for big boxes, and Via for the Eden platform).

Ronald G Minnich wrote:
> We're building a 1024-node linuxbios cluster with Dual-P4 systems and
> Myrinet. No disks on the nodes. Single System Image via bproc. Monitoring
> with Supermon. Plus lots of other stuff we hope to be showing in the next
> year. LNXI is the vendor.
> In other words, the idea we had 3 years ago has now hit the big time:
> http://www.lnxi.com/cgi-bin/news/newsboy.pl?sa_01=opt_500&sub_cat=0517001537320032
> So, we did it! I mean all of us -- the people on this list.
> One question I keep getting from the Big Computer Vendors: "how many nodes
> will this sell this year? How much money?" Well, this year, linuxbios will
> sell at least 2500 or so dual-P4 nodes, not counting all the other types
> of nodes currently selling. And, though it is a small number, total
> linuxbios cluster node sales this year are over $16M, up from $0M last
> year.
> Anyway, thanks to all the great people on this list who have contributed
> code and ideas over the last 3 years. There are a lot of you, too long to
> list at this point, but you all know who you are. WE DID IT!
> ron
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Joe Cooper <joe at swelltech.com>
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